Jan 22nd, 2013
By Luk Kuth Dak Believe it or not, experts, pundits and political scentriec see it that the illegal influx of illegal immigrants into the Republic of South Sudan (RSS) is nothing less than a time bomb. Occasionally, I am painfully reminded that Juba, the capital city, a place I once called home, is n...
In East Africa
Dec 12th, 2012
Nazret — From the first storey of a shopping centre along Nazret’s main street, passers-by hear the beats of the latest American hip-hop hits. It’s close to midnight, and Elias Tetemke is coming back from a late-night nap. “Can’t we do this interview tomorrow morning?” he asks...
In Odd News
Feb 16th, 2012
It’s not unheard of for a woman to get touchy if her partner doesn’t bring home anything on Valentine’s Day. But instead of sending her boyfriend to the doghouse for a week after he forgot to get her a gift, Kierra Reed reached for a kitchen knife and said she planned to cut him, ac...
In Odd News
Nov 5th, 2010
A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is fast rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists. The builders expect to attach the arms, head and crown to the robed torso in coming days, weather and cranes [&hell...